EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL AUDITIONS

 

 

 

Evil Dead The Musical takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest, and bloodiest theatrical experiences of all time.

Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day.

Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes… and all to music.

ROLES AVAILABLE

ASH - Role not available at this time.

LINDA - the prototypical girl next door, sweet, thoughtful, and completely devoted to Ash, until she turns evil and tries to kill him, laughs an annoyingly inordinate amount of time after transforming.

CHERYL - Ash's sister and the odd woman out in the group, looking to spend a week relaxing, she is the recipient of Scotty's jokes and torment, the only one to sense the evil surrounding the cabin, she is the first to be possessed, turning her into an aggressive, foul-mouthed demon that speaks in very bad puns, spends the majority of the show locked in the cellar.

SCOTTY - a prankster and Ash's best friend, thinks himself the brave one until he's forced to kill, then his panic leads him to flee, returns to warn Ash about the woods and attempts to help his friend even as he is knocking on death's door.

SHELLY - Beautiful, easy, and not too smart, Scotty's latest fling and looking to party, just because she becomes an evil demon doesn't mean she can't look good doing it.

ANNIE - The overbearing, sexy, explorer who finds missing pages to the Necronomicon and wants to reunite with her father to continue their research, very bossy and drawn to Ash, must be comfortable in a tear away revealing costume.

ED - Annie's down-trodden boyfriend who never gets a word in dge ways.

JAKE - A guide through the woods. Jake is very confident and very full of himself. He can also be stubborn and opportunistic

PROFESSOR KNOWBY - Annie's father and the finder of the Necronomicon.

FAKE SHEMPS/TREES/MOOSE/DEMONS/BLOOD THROWERS - casting 2 people

 

 

 



Auditioners are asked to prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of the show. You are also asked to prepare the songs listed below for the roles you are interested in.

 

 

CHERYL AUDITIONEES - pls be familiar with "Look Whose Evil Now" - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjbCpCuC1rA

SHELLY AUDITIONEES - pls be familiar with "Look Whose Evil Now" - starting at 2.05 - see above for link.

 

SCOTTY AUDITIONEES - pls be familiar with "What the F**k was that" - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpj8A17RCR8&list=PL02F2C6412916D46A&index=8

LINDA AUDITIONEES - pls be familiar with - " Housewares Employee" - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVnWaOTnU4Y&list=PL02F2C6412916D46A&index=4

ANNIE AUDITIONEES - pls be familiar with "All the Men in my Life" - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx2m1sfupmI&list=PL02F2C6412916D46A&index=18

 

JAKE AUDITIONEES- pls be familiar with "Good Old Reliable Jake" -

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHMjElGXGRs&list=PL02F2C6412916D46A&index=11

 

ED AUDITIONEES - pls be familiar with "Bit Part Demon" - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ea1QkvMJcsA&list=PL02F2C6412916D46A&index=16

 

KNOWBY AUDITIONEES - pls be familiar with "Bit Part Demon" - see above
 

 

SHEMP AUDITIONEES - Pls be familiar with -

Female auditionees -  any of the female choices above.

Males - any of the male songs listed above.

If you are interested in the Moose , pls know - "join us" starting at 0.57 - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX-gQN9Uw5U&list=PL02F2C6412916D46A&index=9

 

we will teach a harmony section at auditions, and also cold readings from the libretto.

 

 

AUDITIONS

SUNDAY, May 5th - 1pm
TUESDAY, May 7th at 6pm

You only have to attend one audition night.

WEDNESDAY, May 8th - CALL BACKS 6pm

Keith Anderson Community House - 19 Bennoch Rd., Orono

CASTING AGES 18+

REHEARSALS WILL BEGIN - Mid August

SHOW DATES - Oct 31st, Nov 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10

 

 

 

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